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Technology in CPR: Otis and LOOP


We do enjoy the whole technology thing here at HSI, especially when it enhances your classroom and makes administering your training easy. If you’re looking to up your game in 2015, maybe this is the year to become a power user of two of our tech offerings.

OSHA Releases 2014’s Top 10 Violations – Summit can help prevent Violations in 2015

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Understanding the Top Ten most-cited violations as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is important when looking at the future of safety and reminds us to learn from the past in order to address these top violations for safer workplaces.

HSI Conference Track Three: Effective Marketing, Sales, and Promotions

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As 2014 rolls towards the finish line, we’re ready to welcome the new year which brings the 2015 HSI International Conference, April 29 – May 1, to the Sheraton Music City in Nashville.

Options for Confined Space Training Online or Onsite

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A lot of things can go wrong when working in tight spaces, and not just bumping your head on a low ceiling or getting claustrophobic.  Confined work spaces can be very dangerous as they are not necessarily designed for people, but are large enough for workers to enter and perform certain jobs. Confined spaces include, but are not limited to, tanks, vessels, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults, pits, manholes, tunnels, equipment housings, ductwork, pipelines, etc.  

Four Tips to Make You a Better Instructor


For many instructors, one of the most rewarding aspects of their work in emergency care training isn’t so much about the business of training as the art of good teaching. Being an effective teacher is one of those skills we can continue to hone and refine throughout our careers. One powerful way to “up your game” is by returning to the basics and reminding ourselves of some of the fundamentals that go into successful instruction.

HSI is Thankful for You!

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Happy Thanksgiving! 

We want to say a special thank you to all of the CPR, First Aid, and safety instructors, trainers, workers and students out there, you are making this world a more safe place everyday!

Protecting Yourself, and Others, Against Germs


The bottle of hand sanitizer on just about everyone’s desktop nowadays is a ubiquitous reminder about the presence of germs.  Germs are everywhere around us and most are harmless, yet some can cause infectious disease. Fortunately, there are easy preventative measures you can take to keep those bad germs away.

Snow Shoveling and Heart Attacks — Be Careful Out There!


The winter storm sweeping across the U.S. this week has caused some early season chaos with snarled traffic, closed schools, and frigid temperatures. And sadly, a number of deaths have also been attributed to storm-related factors, including several people who died from heart attacks while shoveling snow.

Winterize your Workplace with HSI’s Winter Preparation Package


Getting Smart About Antibiotics


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared November 17-23, 2014 as their annual “Get Smart About Antibiotics” week, “to raise awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use.”

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